A fan in Philly was heckling home-plate umpire Bob Davidson and he eventually stopped play and ejected him.
In 1985, Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt unloaded on the city's notoriously tough sports fans, and then brokered a detente by wearing sunglasses and a wig on the field.
Lenny Dykstra played the game hard on the field, and played dangerously hard off it. He wound up in prison for it, but his new memoir isn't about regrets.
Don't Throw Stuff at Ryan Howard, Replacing Hunter Pence, and More: This Particular Week in Baseball
The San Francisco Giants need to replace the weirdest player in baseball to stay in the race; they probably shouldn't do it with Carl Crawford, though. Also: gross fans are gross.
Connie Mack's Philadelphia A's were once one of baseball's great franchises. By the time they finally left Philadelphia, they were a dark lesson in complacency.
The Royals surpass projections and expectations every year, but what the hell is happening in Philly? Also the Astros and Yankees aren't this miserable, right?
Noah Syndergaard throws so fast he literally leaves an impression on his catcher.
The early standings might mean something, but probably don't, the Orioles are hitting dingers, the Braves are still bad, and the Phillies might have stolen an ace.
Is there anywhere Harper can't put the ball?
During the first two years of his career, Ryan Howard was hitting home runs and the Phillies were competing for championships. Now Howard is in obvious decline, and the Phillies are rebuilding.